Photographic Destinations

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Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei is in Namib-Naukluft Park in southwestern Namibia. This fantastically scenic desert landscape is the fourth largest national park in Africa and it holds some of the world’s tallest sand dunes. This iconic destination is a must for landscape photographers. Read More »

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The Skeleton Coast

The Skeleton Coast is named for the ghostly shipwrecks that are beached on these remote and nearly inaccessible barren white sands that glow with a mysterious beauty. Most of this area can only be viewed from the comfort and safety of an airplane. Read More »

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The Namib Desert

The Namib is considered to be the oldest of earth’s deserts, and it is home to a number of unique species of plants and animals. One of these is the Welwitschia, a large plant that may live for 2,000 years. Read More »

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Swakopmund

The city of Swakopmund, pop. 35,000, is Namibia’s premier beach resort and one of the best examples of German colonial architecture left in the world. Swakopmund is surrounded by the Namib Desert on three sides and the Atlantic Ocean to the West. Read More »

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Damaraland

Damaraland holds one of the world’s two populations of desert elephants—which also have the distinction of being the tallest elephants on earth. Damaraland is also home to the elusive and increasingly rare black rhino. Read More »

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Kaokoland

Kaokoland is one of the last remaining true wilderness areas in southern Africa. The ancestral land of the Himba people, it is a world of incredible mountain scenery and a refuge for the rare desert elephant, black rhino and giraffe. Read More »

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Etosha National Park

One of the largest savannah conservation areas in Africa, covering 24,000 square km or 15,000 square miles, Etosha holds 144 mammal species and 340 bird species. The park has been inhabited by Bushmen, the San People, since prehistory. Read More »

The Caprivi Strip

The Caprivi Strip

The Caprivi is a narrow panhandle of land, about 400 km or 250 miles long, in Namibia’s far northeast. The Caprivi has a tropical climate and a wet rainy season (December to March). The abundance of water sustains a large variety of birds and animals, especially elephants and buffalo. Read More »

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Bushman Land

The most ancient ethnic group in Namibia, the Bushmen, or San, have inhabited southern Africa for an estimated 25,000 years. These friendly people still live a traditional life as hunters and gatherers. Read More »

Photography by: Jofie Lamprecht